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  • meira kumar giriraj singh file nominations papers

    Meira Kumar, Giriraj Singh file nominations papers

    Politics | March 19, 2014 20:57 IST

    Patna: Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar, senior BJP leader Giriraj Singh and LJP nominee Chirag Paswan were among 25 candidates who filed nomination papers today for six Lok Sabha constituencies in Bihar going to polls

  • jd u announces first list of candidates

    JD(U) announces first list of candidates

    Politics | March 15, 2014 16:46 IST

    New Delhi: JD(U) today announced its first list of 15 candidates for Bihar and four other states fielding a former bureaucrat K P Ramaiah from Sasaram against Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar.Sasaram is a reserved

  • former ias officer k p ramaiah to take on meira kumar in

    Former IAS officer K P Ramaiah to take on Meira Kumar in Sasaram

    Politics | March 15, 2014 15:35 IST

    New Delhi:  The Janata Dal (United) today fielded Bihar Assembly Speaker Uday Narain Chowdhary and former bureaucrat K P Ramaiah from Jamui and Sasaram constituencies respectively for the Lok Sabha elections.  Lok Sabha Speaker Meira

  • jd u fields k p ramaiah against meira kumar in sasaram

    JD(U) fields K P Ramaiah against Meira Kumar in Sasaram

    India | March 15, 2014 14:23 IST

    New Delhi: The Janata Dal (United) today fielded Bihar Assembly Speaker Uday Narain Chowdhary and former bureaucrat K P Ramaiah from Jamui and Sasaram constituencies respectively for the Lok Sabha elections.  Lok Sabha Speaker Meira

  • cong finalizes candidates for 80 90 ls seats

    Cong finalizes candidates for 80-90 LS seats

    Politics | March 07, 2014 23:04 IST

    New Delhi: Congress has finalized candidates for 80 to 90 Lok Sabha seats including for several sitting members like Speaker Meira Kumar, Union Minister Manish Tewari, Deepender Hooda, Naveen Jindal and Shruti Chowdhary.  Senior leader

  • pepper spray incident referred to privileges committee

    Pepper spray incident referred to Privileges Committee

    Politics | February 17, 2014 6:23 IST

    New Delhi: The issue of the pepper spray incident in the Lok Sabha, which saw widespread outrage and condemnation, was on Sunday referred to the Privileges Committee that has got punitive powers.The decision was taken

  • telangana row know the 17 lok sabha mps suspended today by

    Telangana row: Know the 17 Lok Sabha MPs suspended today by Speaker

    Politics | February 13, 2014 16:04 IST

    New Delhi: The Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar today suspended 17 MPs for five consecutive sittings or for the remainder of the session, whichever is less, for continuously obstructing the proceedings of the House. Under

  • maharashtra cabinet trying to bury adarsh housing scam

    Maharashtra Cabinet trying to bury Adarsh housing scam, alleges BJP

    Politics | December 20, 2013 20:34 IST

    New Delhi/Mumbai:  BJP today hit out at the Maharashtra Cabinet accusing it of trying to bury the truth in the Adarsh Housing scam in the manner the JPC allegedly did in the 2G spectrum scam

  • will decide on telangana motion after speaker takes call bjp

    Will decide on Telangana motion after Speaker takes call: BJP

    Politics | December 10, 2013 21:39 IST

    New Delhi: BJP today said it will take a call on supporting the no-confidence motion against the government when it is moved in the Lok Sabha by MPs opposed to formation of Telangana.Deputy Leader of

  • tarun tejpal case law should take its own course says meira

    Tarun Tejpal case: Law should take its own course, Says Meira Kumar

    Politics | November 23, 2013 15:25 IST

    Kolkata:  Expressing concern over the alleged sexual assault case against Tarun Tejpal, the Lok Sabha speaker Meira Kumar has said that law should take its own course and whatever needs to be done should be

  • jpc report on 2g scam suppresses truth raja

    JPC report on 2G scam suppresses truth: Raja

    November 06, 2013 23:38 IST

    New Delhi: Former union minister of telecommunications A. Raja Wednesday urged the Lok Sabha Speaker to return the JPC report on the 2G scam, saying it was partisan and with political overtones.In a letter submitted

  • destroy caste system meira kumar

    Destroy caste system: Meira Kumar

    Politics | October 11, 2013 7:04 IST

    New Delhi: Caste system has caused unimaginable harm to the Indian society and needs to be destroyed, Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar said Thursday."Caste system has caused and is continuing to cause unimaginable harm to

  • at a glance lok sabha speaker meira kumar

    At a glance: Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar

    Politics | November 05, 2013 6:57 IST

    New Delhi: The first woman ever to occupy the prestigious seat of Lok Sabha Speaker, Meira Kumar is the daughter of Jagjivan Ram. A former Indian Foreign Service diplomat, Meira Kumar has her roots in

  • diverse opinions must for democracy meira kumar

    Diverse opinions must for democracy: Meira Kumar

    Politics | April 30, 2013 7:33 IST

    New Delhi, April 30: For a democracy to flourish, it is necessary that diverse opinions are reflected in the legislature and are debated upon, Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar said Monday."Several rules, conventions and procedural

  • democracy needs synergy with education meira kumar

    Democracy needs synergy with education: Meira Kumar

    Politics | April 26, 2013 7:07 IST

    New Delhi, April 26: There is need for synergy between the democratic process and education, Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar said Thursday while noting that democracy has sustained in India despite economic disparities and multiple

  • ls speaker exempts madhu koda from disclosing his assets

    LS Speaker exempts Madhu Koda from disclosing his assets

    Politics | April 12, 2013 17:25 IST

    New Delhi, Apr 12:  Former Jharkhand Chief Minister and MP Madhu Koda, who is under investigation on corruption and other charges, has been exempted by Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar from declaring his assets, which

  • meira kumar visits mamata condemns heckling

    Meira Kumar visits Mamata, condemns heckling

    Politics | April 12, 2013 13:23 IST

    Kolkata, April 12: Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar Thursday condemned the heckling of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, saying such an incident should never have happened."The incident is highly deplorable and I strongly condemn

  • speaker calls all party meet to end parliament logjam

    Speaker calls all-party meet to end parliament logjam

    Politics | March 20, 2013 17:54 IST

    New Delhi, March 20: Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar has called an all-party meeting Wednesday evening to find ways to end the parliament logjam, and discuss the resolution likely to be adopted by members over

  • meira kumar s missing niece found

    Meira Kumar's missing niece found

    Politics | January 29, 2013 13:38 IST

    Kanpur, Jan 29:  Missing niece of Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar was today found from a railway station in the city, police said.22-year-old Priyanka Kumar, who is physically and mentally challenged, had gone missing on

  • lalu prasad irks meira kumar

    Lalu Prasad irks Meira Kumar

    Politics | December 18, 2012 14:27 IST

    New Delhi, Dec 18: RJD leader Lalu Prasad Tuesday irritated Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar by intervening and speaking out of turn in the house."Please don't play politics in running down a member. All members